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On March 26, China launched its, and also the world’s, first renminbi-denominated crude oil futures. The debut appeared successful with 20M barrels of oil changed hands on average in each of the first two trading days. This represents 3%...
According to the CFTC Commitments of Traders report for the week ended August 14, gold and silver futures surprisingly recorded NET SHORTS, as traders expected prices to weaken further. NET SHORT for for the former was 3 688 contracts,...
Speculators were mixed over the energy complex in the week ended April 24. Net LENGTH for crude oil futures plunged -15 708 contracts from a week ago to 712 423. NET LENGTH of heating oil rose +6 420 contracts to...
Oil bulls are relieved after the OPEC/ non-OPEC decision on production. At the joint statement released on June 23, the oil producers announced that they would “strive to adhere to the overall conformity level, voluntarily adjusted to 100%, from...
Both oil benchmarks rallied for two days in a row. The front-month WTI crude contract has obviously outperformed, accumulating gains of 6.7% over the past two days. The Brent contract added +3.8% during the period. WTI's rally was driven...
Donald Trump confirmed that the US would withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, an agreement reached in 2015 between Iran, the P5+1 (5 UNSC permanent members including US, France, Russia, UK, China + Germany) and the European Union. New...
Speculators were mixed over the energy complex in the week ended May 1. Net LENGTH for crude oil futures plunged -21 696 contracts from a week ago to 690 727. NET LENGTH of heating oil rose +4 341 contracts to...
CFTC Commitments of Traders Speculators turned bearish over the energy complex in the week ended April 3. Net LENGTH for crude oil futures plunged -16 225 contracts from a week ago to 699 545. NET LENGTH of heating oil slipped...
Crude oil prices remain under pressure after reaching 3.5-year highs in mid-May. While both benchmarks are declining, the selloff of WTI crude oil has been more severe than its Brent counterpart, resulting in a widening of WTI- Brent spread...
Crude oil prices climbed higher for the second consecutive day as a report showing unexpected expected decline in US inventory. Meanwhile, Russia pledged that it would fully comply with the output cut deal this month. However, caution is advised...
The report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that total crude oil and petroleum products stocks jumped +5.36 mmb (consensus: +0.74 mmb) to 1187.73 mmb in the week ended April 27. Crude oil inventory soared +6.22 mmb...
The report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that total crude oil and petroleum products stocks fell -1.55 mmb to 1186.18 mmb in the week ended May April 4. Crude oil inventory fell -2.2 mmb (consensus: -0.72...
According to the CFTC Commitments of Traders report for the week ended August 7, traders turned less bullish towards the energy complex. They trimmed bets for crude oil and heating oil futures, while raising short positions on gasoline futures....
According to the CFTC Commitments of Traders report for the week ended Jun 12, net LENGTH for crude oil futures soared +11 717 contracts to 595 293. Net LENGTH for heating oil futures dropped -4 208 contracts to 34...
According to the CFTC Commitments of Traders report for the week ended May 29, net LENGTH for crude oil futures fell -25 558 contracts to 607 828. Net LENGTH for heating oil futures added +2 729 contracts to 45...
CFTC Commitments of Traders With the exception of natural gas, speculators were bullish over the energy complex in the week ended March 27. Net LENGTH for crude oil futures jumped +12 062 contracts from a week ago to 715 7708....
The report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that total crude oil and petroleum products stocks rose +3.55 mmb to 1226.61 mmb in the week ended September 1. Crude oil inventory declined -4.3 mmb (consensus: -1.29 mmb)...
According to the CFTC Commitments of Traders report for the week ended October 9, traders turned less bullish on the energy market. NET LENGTH for crude oil, heating oil and gasoline futures dropped. Speculative long positions of crude oil...
The report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that total crude oil and petroleum products stocks declined -7.99 mmb to 1254.99 mmb in the week ended October 19. Crude oil inventory rallied +6.35 mmb (consensus: +3.69 mmb)...
The report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that total crude oil and petroleum products stocks slumped -10.58 mmb to 1180.97 mmb in the week ended April 13. Crude oil inventory dropped -1.07 mmb to 427.57 mmb,...
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